Date: Fri, 08 Oct 1999 13:29:08 GMT
From: malcolm532nopsameja.com
Subject: Re: Noisy 16v - It's the timing chain!! - HELP


In article <y_TK3.6179$56.208209nopsamoon.nyroc.rr.com>, "Tom Manning" <mannitnopsamedu> wrote: > I was just wondering if anyone knows if an 8V motor would ever exhibit the > same problems as a 16V, or if the chain is beefier? It seems like I hear > more problems concerning 16V timing chains than 8V...just curious... > > ToM > 87 900 +T > > Tom, We have a 1986 900 8v with 190,000 odd miles, we bought it with 87,000 miles about 5 years ago, No problem with the chain at all, although it,s been run on synthetic all this time. Thus looks like it is a 16v problem! Malc Sent via Deja.com http://www.deja.com/ Before you buy.

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